Kilian Evang (@texttheater)

Bilk, Düsseldorf

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May 25th, 2018

sarahmei The author never even considers the possibility that their concept of “productivity” might be culturally constructed (from back when most programmers were forresters) and therefore doesn’t really work in the new world we find ourselves in.

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sarahmei A ‘genius’ programmer can make changes faster than others, as long as they can hold the whole system in their head. But if you let them do that, then when the system gets too big or too complex or you want other folks to work on it, you’re fucked.

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sarahmei MYTH 1: The goal of software design is to break large problems into smaller ones.

REALITY: although it’s still taught in schools this way, it’s much too narrow & only covers a fraction of useful techniques.

The goal of software design is to reduce the cost of future change.

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Afelia Ich habe in meinem Notizbuch einen Satz gefunden, von dem ich mich nicht erinnere, ihn aufgeschrieben zu haben:

„Man muss die Menschen dort abholen wo sie stehen“ – aber sie dürfen es nicht merken, wie mit der Katze zum Tierarzt.

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EnglishGibson „Spannungsfeld“ auf Englisch – ein Beitrag von dem großartigen, leider kaum bei Twitter aktiv seienden @MartinCrellin false-friends.crellin.de/2018/02/spannu…

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ChristianHelms Neues Hobby: ausgedachte Redewendungen so selbstverständlich in Gespräche einflechten, als wären sie fest etabliert. ("Lass uns die Kuh streicheln, so lange sie da steht.")

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Senficon Update: Member State governments have just adopted their position on , with no significant changes to the and provisions. It is now up to Parliament to stop them and . juliareda.eu/2018/05/censor… pic.twitter.com/KAgqV3YYG1

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ojahnn Thanks to @masterwahnsinn and @chbergma, I have now added a section on my website about where you might have met me in the past/might run into me in the future: user.phil.hhu.de/~seyffarth/eve… twitter.com/ojahnn/status/…

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sadtendencies Don't kill yourself, please.

If you’re suffering from depression and are looking for a sign to not go through with ending your life, this is it. This is the sign. We care.

If you see this on your Twitter, retweet it. You could save a life.

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mogelpony Tweets OK?
Fon 0800-MOGELPONY

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Talk_To_The_Hat You can say "have a nice day." and no problem. But you can't say "enjoy the next 24 hours!" and not sound vaguely threatening.

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